3 initiatives that connect technology and periphery

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Technology moves the world, everyone is connected all the time to some social network, moreover, it has become a work tool for many people, it is almost impossible to live without the internet and without the benefits it brings to make life easier for everyone. one. 

You can order food from your favorite restaurant without leaving your home and you can even do your weekly shopping at the virtual market without having to face queues and all that. However, it must be clarified that this does not happen for everyone and not in all cities, large urban centers can be considered privileged for having so many options.

When we left the bubble of the big cities, we were able to realize that technological life was not enough for everyone, especially when it comes to the outskirts and some cities in the interior of the State of São Paulo, since there seems to be another way of living that often does not involve the technology at the center. 

Let's assume you're looking for homes for sale in Campinas, some parts of the city will be super technological and evolved, but others will not, and that's what needs to change, that's where the initiatives come into play.

Over the years, many groups have been formed with the aim of helping and taking technology to the outskirts, so that everyone can have opportunities regardless of where they live. This may even be a long road and with many challenges, but we can say that these initiatives change the lives of many young people who live in the periphery and often find themselves without any type of opportunity within society.

Below you can see a list of 3 initiatives that have changed the future of many people, taking technology to the outskirts of cities.

1 – Hacker House

Casa Hacker was born in 2018 and is a social project that is founded by people from the peripheral community of Campinas in order to bring innovation and technology to these places. The main objective of the project is to create sustainable development within the community itself and thus provide opportunities for all people, says the founder, Geraldo Barros. 

At the beginning, he and his collaborators did not expect that they would grow so much, but nowadays they offer programming classes, 3D modeling, among other activities that are offered free of charge.

2 – InfoBlack

InfoPreta is a company specialized in computer maintenance for all brands on the market, but that is not what sets it apart. Founded in Osasco, in greater São Paulo, InfoPreta stands out for giving priority to black people, LGBTQIAP+, in addition to opening up space for women in the field of technology, a place often dominated by men. 

The company receives many computers from companies and people who no longer use them, their focus is on repairing and recycling that item, after which they donate it to university students who cannot afford the price of a completely new computer.

3 – MetaRecycling

MetaReciclagem was created in 2017 by José Sales Neto in the Cappadocia community, which is located in the far north of São Paulo, the initiative became well known for being a green startup, focusing on technological development for social change. 

When they receive a computer that no longer works, the intention is to dismantle the device and use its parts for other purposes, giving it a new life and creating new items that may be useful to someone. The MetaReciclagem collection and processing station is located in Brasilândia.